Annual "I Fence for Blood" three-weapon tournament benefiting the American Red Cross, hosted by the Rochester Institute of Technology Fencing Club. Open to fencers of all skill levels. USA Fencing membership not required.
$20 for one weapon (and a t-shirt w/availability. Still costs $20 if there are none left. Guaranteed with pre-reg before noon on 9/25. This date may be extended but pre-reg ASAP.)
$10 for each additional weapon
Free for spectators, but athletic shoes required for everyone in venue.
The tournament is being held in the Clark Gym, NOT in the Gordon Field House, where we have held our previous tournaments. Please refer to the following map: http://imgur.com/97QvCYt
Plastrons, bibs, and long pants required. Jeans prohibited. No preliminary equipment check. No weights and shims unless requested.
We will lend gear to active RIT Fencing Club members, but cannot lend to anyone else.
ATHLETIC SHOES REQUIRED - including for spectators. The floor was just re-finished and we've been asked to not have anyone with hard-soled shoes.
9 am- Check-in and in-person registration begins
9:45 am- Foil registration closes
10 am- Foil begins
12:45 pm- Saber registration closes
1 pm- Saber begins
3:45 pm- Epee registration closes
4 pm- Epee begins
If you're coming from out of town and would like a place to stay, contact us and we might be able to put you up somewhere.
There is a spot on the pre-registration form to list your t-shirt size. If you pre-register by noon on September 25th we can guarantee a t-shirt in your size. If there are extras, they will be available to purchase for $10 at the tournament. We will also be selling previous year's t-shirts for $5.
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Pre-registration closes at midnight before the tournament, but you can register at the event as well